El DeBarge returned to the stage at last night’s BET Awards, singing “Second Chance” from his upcoming album, and a melody of his previous R&B hits, including “All This Love,” “I Like It,” and “Rhythm of the Night.”
His performance blew everyone away, opening a new chapter in his three-decade music career. DeBarge said he chose the title “Second Chance” because “he wants to show the world that everybody should get a second chance.”
Watch his performance below:
Eldra Patrick “El” DeBarge was the lead singer of the family group, DeBarge, throughout the early to mid 1980’s. In 1985, he realized major personal success with his pop-hit, “Rhythm of the Night.” DeBarge’s much anticipated fifth record will finally be released this fall.
The new album features songs co-written and co-produced by music industry heavy-weights such as, Terry Lewis, Jimmy Jm, Mike City, Michael Angelo, Mishaka, Avila Brothers and Ron Fair. Entitled, “Second Chance” the CD will be officially released in September 2010, with a single released next month.